[b-hebrew] children bear punishment for sins of parents - Examples
kwrandolph at email.com
Fri Apr 22 16:17:22 EDT 2005
I missed (or read too quickly) this statement. The quote from Exodus 20:7 is incorrect. PQD does not necessarily mean punishment. It
includes the idea of consequences without punishment meant per se.
The Hebrew word for punishment is YSR, which also has the implication of correction.
Karl W. Randolph.
> > Chris wrote:-
> >>No where in the bible do we read about the children being
> punished for the sins of the fathers. And I would
> vehemently challenge anyone to show this.
> Exd 34:7 I show this unfailing love to many thousands by
> forgiving every kind of sin and rebellion. Even so I do not
> leave sin unpunished, but I punish the children for the
> sins of their parents to the third and fourth generations."
> Likewise Exd 20:5, Deu: 23:8, Num 14:18, Deu 5:9 - that is
> just the third and fourth generation. Deu 23:2-3 goes into
> the 10th generation.
> Jack Tladatsi
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